9 August 2014

Elusive bird: Hummingbird

This is one of the most elusive subjects of photography. The bird is too small – maybe a couple of inches – darts along too fast, flaps it’s wings at a rate over 50 times per SECOND and is too scared of human beings coming near it. After taking nearly 80 shots from about 20 yards away, I was able to get three reasonable pictures. This bird, crazily enough, can fly backwards and upside down.

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Posted August 9, 2014 by Rajib Roy in category "Images

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